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Review of the year The Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times” might well have applied to FONC this year. In last year’s address I was able to point to a number of products of our lobbying of the … Continue reading
CELEBRATING SUCCESS We have had a good deal to celebrate this year not least the spectacular success of Becket anniversary project. We have continued to provide a strong presence at history events, grown our school work and added a new … Continue reading
Notes from FONC meeting February 2014 Planning is in full swing for our Spring Talks and Tours and also our Summer Museum exhibition on Becket at the Castle. Just two of the ways FONC is highlighting the 850th Anniversary of … Continue reading
A New Year and many exciting events and opportunities need planning in this 850th anniversary year of the trial of Thomas Becket at the Castle. It is full steam ahead for this small busy working group of volunteers.
The following is an edited version of the Annual Report delivered at our first AGM on the 6th December by our chairperson Dr. Marie Dickie OBE. 2013 was a very good year. The year included FONC providing a slick and … Continue reading
Although events for this year have come to an end, there is still much to do for this busy working group of volunteers.
The drafting of a constitution for our group was the main item for discussion at this month’s meeting.
Real treat for FONC members at this month’s meeting with Tim Upson Smith of Northampton Archaeology talking about the recent Castle Station dig. Castle Station Dig
The big exciting news this month is that FONC’s idea and proposal for a Heritage Gateway is very near to becoming a reality as part of the official plan for Northampton’s future. Marie commenced the meeting with a warm welcome … Continue reading
Top of the agenda this month is how to secure funding for the many exciting and ambitious projects connected with our Northampton Heritage Gateway proposal and celebrations for the 850th anniversary of the Becket trial.